Sony Pictures to buy sports channels from Zee Entertainment


Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday (August 31) it has agreed to sell its sports broadcasting business to Sony Pictures Networks for $385 million (£293m), as it reviews its media content delivery businesses. TEN Sports holds broadcast rights to major cricket boards in South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and West Indies. It also holds rights for football’s UEFA Champions League, Europa League, French League and English Football Cup among other sports. “The acquisition of TEN Sports Network will strengthen (Sony Picture Networks’) offering for viewers of cricket, football and fight sports, complementing our existing portfolio of international and domestic…

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